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Multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2 (MEN 2) - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 19th, 2022 - Multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2, care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic specialists work as a team to listen, counsel and treat people who have multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2 (MEN 2). The team may include experts in endocrinology, endocrine surgery, gastroenterology, neurosurgery, oncology, interventional radiology, radiation oncology, medical genetics and other a...

Multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2 (MEN 2) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 19th, 2022 - Overview Multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2, also called MEN 2, is a rare condition. It causes tumors in the thyroid and parathyroid glands, adrenal glands, lips, mouth, eyes and digestive tract. Genetic testing can find the changed gene that causes MEN 2. Health care providers can treat the health issues that gene may cause. MEN 2 is an inherited disorder. This means people who have the chan...

Prediabetes - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 19th, 2022 - Overview What is insulin resistance? A Mayo Clinic expert explains Learn about insulin resistance from Eleanna De Filippis, M.D., Ph.D., an endocrinologist at Mayo Clinic. Show transcript for video What is insulin resistance? A Mayo Clinic expert explains Hello. I'm Dr. Eleanna De Filippis, an endocrinologist at Mayo Clinic. In this video, we'll cover the basics of insulin resistance. What is i...

Prediabetes - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 19th, 2022 - Diagnosis The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommends that diabetes screening for most adults begin at age 35. The ADA advises diabetes screening before age 35 if you're overweight and have additional risk factors for prediabetes or type 2 diabetes. If you've had gestational diabetes, your health care provider will likely check your blood sugar levels at least once every three years. The...

Jet lag disorder - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 19th, 2022 - Treatment Jet lag is temporary and usually doesn't need treatment. Symptoms often improve within a few days, though they sometimes last longer. If you're a frequent traveler bothered by jet lag, your health care provider may prescribe light therapy or medicines. Light therapy Your body's internal clock is influenced by sunlight, among other factors. When you travel across time zones, your body ...

Type 2 diabetes - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 19th, 2022 - Diagnosis Type 2 diabetes is usually diagnosed using the glycated hemoglobin (A1C) test. This blood test indicates your average blood sugar level for the past two to three months. Results are interpreted as follows: Below 5.7% is normal. 5.7% to 6.4% is diagnosed as prediabetes. 6.5% or higher on two separate tests indicates diabetes. If the A1C test isn't available, or if you have certain cond...

Amnesia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 18th, 2022 - Diagnosis A comprehensive evaluation is needed to diagnose amnesia. It can rule out other possible causes of memory loss such as Alzheimer's disease, other forms of dementia, depression or a brain tumor. Medical history The evaluation starts with a detailed medical history. Because the person with memory loss may not be able to provide thorough information, a family member, friend or another ca...

Amnesia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 18th, 2022 - Overview Amnesia refers to the loss of memories, including facts, information and experiences. Movies and television tend to depict amnesia as forgetting your identity, but that's not generally the case in real life. Instead, people with amnesia — also called amnestic syndrome — usually know who they are. But they may have trouble learning new information and forming new memories. Amnesia can b...

Lyme disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 18th, 2022 - Diagnosis If you live where Lyme disease is common, the rash might be enough for a diagnosis. A diagnosis usually depends on the following: A review of all signs and symptoms. A history of known or possible exposure to ticks. Blood tests to find disease-fighting antibodies to the bacteria. Treatment Antibiotics are used to treat Lyme disease. In most cases, recovery will be quicker and more com...

Lyme disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 18th, 2022 - Overview Lyme disease is an illness caused by borrelia bacteria. Humans usually get Lyme disease from the bite of a tick carrying the bacteria. Ticks that can carry borrelia bacteria live throughout most of the United States. But Lyme disease is most common in the upper Midwest and the northeastern and mid-Atlantic states. It's also common in Europe and in south central and southeastern Canada....

Amnesia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/amnesia/symptoms-causes/syc-20353360

Nov 18th, 2022 - Overview Amnesia refers to the loss of memories, including facts, information and experiences. Movies and television tend to depict amnesia as forgetting your identity, but that's not generally the case in real life. Instead, people with amnesia — also called amnestic syndrome — usually know who they are. But they may have trouble learning new information and forming new memories. Amnesia can b...

Peripheral nerve tumors - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 17th, 2022 - Overview Schwannoma in the leg Open pop-up dialog box Close Schwannoma in the leg Schwannoma in the leg Benign tumors can occur in nerves, muscle and bone. This illustration shows a schwannoma of the tibial nerve in the leg. Dumbbell tumor Open pop-up dialog box Close Dumbbell tumor Dumbbell tumor A more complex nerve sheath tumor may assume the shape of a dumbbell. This type of tumor occurs in...

Peripheral nerve tumors - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 17th, 2022 - Peripheral nerve tumors care at Mayo Clinic Peripheral nerve tumor consultation at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic experts are trusted and respected for their expertise in diagnosing and treating every type of peripheral nerve tumor, from the routine to the complex. They provide comprehensive care for adults and children with peripheral nerve tumors. Team approach People who come to Mayo Clinic for per...

Schwannoma - Overview - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 17th, 2022 - Schwannoma Schwannoma in the leg Open pop-up dialog box Close Schwannoma in the leg Schwannoma in the leg Benign tumors can occur in nerves, muscle and bone. This illustration shows a schwannoma of the tibial nerve in the leg. Schwannoma Open pop-up dialog box Close Schwannoma Schwannoma Surgeons carefully remove schwannomas while taking care to preserve nerve fascicles that aren't affected by ...

Neurofibroma - Overview - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 17th, 2022 - Neurofibroma A neurofibroma is a type of peripheral nerve tumor that forms soft bumps on or under the skin. A neurofibroma can develop within a major or minor nerve anywhere in the body. This common type of benign nerve tumor tends to form centrally within the nerve. Sometimes it arises from several nerve bundles. When this happens, it's called plexiform neurofibroma. Symptoms are often mild or...

Peripheral nerve tumors - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 17th, 2022 - Diagnosis MRI scan To diagnose a peripheral nerve tumor, your health care provider will ask about your symptoms and medical history. You may undergo a general physical exam and a neurological exam. Several tests may help pinpoint the cause of your symptoms. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). This scan uses a magnet and radio waves to produce a detailed 3D view of nerves and tissue. Computerized ...

Gout - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 16th, 2022 - Diagnosis Doctors usually diagnose gout based on your symptoms and the appearance of the affected joint. Tests to help diagnose gout may include: Joint fluid test. Your doctor may use a needle to draw fluid from your affected joint. Urate crystals may be visible when the fluid is examined under a microscope. Blood test. Your doctor may recommend a blood test to measure the levels of uric acid i...

Childhood obesity - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 16th, 2022 - Overview Childhood obesity is a serious medical condition that affects children and adolescents. It's particularly troubling because the extra pounds often start children on the path to health problems that were once considered adult problems — diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Childhood obesity can also lead to poor self-esteem and depression. One of the best strategies to re...

Body lice - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 16th, 2022 - Overview Body lice are tiny insects, about the size of a sesame seed. Body lice live in your clothing and bedding and travel to your skin several times a day to feed on blood. The most common sites for bites are around the neck, shoulders, armpits, waist and groin — places where clothing seams are most likely to touch skin. Body lice are most common in crowded and unhygienic living conditions, ...

Body lice - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 16th, 2022 - Diagnosis You or your doctor can usually confirm a body lice infestation through a visual examination of your body and clothing items. The presence of eggs and moving lice confirms infestation. Treatment Body lice are primarily treated by thoroughly washing yourself and any contaminated items with soap and hot water and drying clothing and bedding in a machine dryer using the hot cycle. Dry cle...